Successfully implemented trainings for young women leaders

In the period May 2013-May 2014, Association “HO HORIZONTI” Tuzla and “Forum žena“ Bratunac implemented trainings “Dealing with the past to build the future” that involved total of 12 young women, six from Bratunac and Srebrenica and six from Tuzla. Training was implemented through four modules, namely: Understanding conflict and conflict transformation, Identity and discrimination,…

Women’s lobby group Tuzla announces

Opposite to international conventions treating issues related to gender equality, there are retrograde and negative effects occurring in our town in this regard. Instead of working to achieve the much-needed equality between women and men in the management of public affairs, at this point we can conclude that there is ongoing process of elimination of…

8th March

On the occasion of International Women’s Day – only 35.6 % of women employed in Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the Agency for Gender Equality of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 51.7 % of the total estimated number of working-age population in Bosnia and Herzegovina are women, but only 35.6 % were employed. This is the lowest…

Campaign “16 Days of Activism” in Tuzla

Violence against women and girls, still represents the most common form of human rights violation. Global data as well as those relating to Bosnia and Herzegovina are devastating: one in three women have experienced beatings, forced to have sexual intercourse or experienced some other form of abuse. Perpetrator is usually a man from their close…

Public forums on “Women, Peace and Security”

Within the project ” Integration of the Principles of Gender Equality in the Local Community ” public forums were organized in Srebrenica , Bratunac , Kalesija and Lukavac during November 2013. Forums were conducted in partnership cooperation of Associations “Forum žena” Bratunac and “HO HORIZONTI”, financially supported by UN Women. Representatives of local communities as…

Trainings Gender equality at the local level

“Gender equality at the local level” trainings were successfully implemented in municipalities of Bratunac, Srebrenica, Lukavac and Kalesija during November 2013. Activities were conducted in the frame of the Project “Integration of the Principles of Gender Equality in the local Community” implemented by “Forum žena” Bratunac in partnership with Association “HO HORIZONTI” Tuzla and with…

Do we live in peace?

Peace and nonviolence are fundamental values ​​of all women’s rights movements. Peace is the key contextual framework which provides basis for implementation of other objectives, related to gender equality and combating gender-based violence and discrimination against women.  Cycle of workshops „Do we live in peace?“ started in the frame of the Project “Peace with Women’s…

Local lobby group – promoting the concept of security

In the frame of the Project “Women’s Education Center” financially supported by the Swedish Foundation Kvinna till Kvinna, Association “HO HORIZONTI” was actively involved in establishment of local lobby group during 2013. The aim of this activity was to provide support to solidarity among women in Tuzla and increase sensitivity about gender equality. “Local lobby…